In the case, the applicants successfully complained that they had been evicted from an apartment that they had purchased from a person who did not have any rights to it. The case violated the requirements of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights.
In 2015, the applicants were assisted in the preparation of аpplications. Subsequently, the аpplications were merged and communicated to the Russian Federation.
In their complaints, the applicants (12 persons) who were bona fide purchasers complained that they had been evicted from the apartment they had purchased from a person who did not have any rights to it, but the applicants were not aware of this during the purchase of the apartment.
On 25 July 2017, on the complaints lodged by the applicants, the Court unanimously held that in the present case the Government violated the requirements of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention (protection of property) against certain applicants and ordered the respondent State to pay the applicants 25,000 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage. For each complaint, applicants were awarded EUR 5,000.
The ECHR judgment of 25 July 2017 in the case of Rastorguyev and Others v. Russia (аpplications N 11808/15, 12068/15, 12253/15, 12472/15 and 25624/15).